General Volunteer – Brighton Marathon - 10th April 2022

Location
Preston Park Brighton BN1 6AZ
Salary
Unpaid - Volunteering Opportunity
Posted
11 Mar 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022
Interests
Health and Medical
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Expenses
Unpaid
Commitment
One-off

Why we need you:
We rely on every mile, every pound and every volunteer to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. This includes our cheering teams, who are essential in making sure our runners reach that finish line.

Volunteer at this event and help us save lives. For just a few hours of your time, you’ll be helping us to raise vital money for our pioneering, life-saving research.

Together we will beat cancer sooner.

What skills do I need?
We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Organised: there might be a few different tasks we need your help with on the day
  • Confident: we need you to be comfortable and happy with approaching members of the public
  • Approachable: you’ll be the face of Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens on the day
  • Enthusiastic: helping to spread the word about both Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens and the Brighton Marathon Festival

What will I be doing?
There are a whole host of things we’ll need your help with on the day – including:

  • Bucket collections
  • Collecting unwanted clothes from runners for our shops
  • Setting up and stewarding the Slide Rider Slide
  • Giving timing information to runners and answering questions, which will all be detailed in the programme and your brief

Time Commitment
A day to spare – you’ll be needed from around 7.30am on the day, and finished by 11am. However, this is flexible and any time you can spare will make a big difference.

What support will we give you?

  • A full briefing before the event and on arrival at the event. Details of the briefing location will be given in due course.
  • A dedicated CRUK contact so you have someone to speak to and ask questions from the moment you sign up until after the event.

What benefits can I expect?

  • Meet like-minded people who are working together to raise money for Cancer Research UK
  • A unique insight into the world of events and the charity sector
  • Know you are helping Cancer Research UK bring forward the day when all cancers are cured

Where will I be based?
You’ll be right in the heart of it, based near the start line in the Brighton Marathon race village.

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